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  • A New Life in Canada>>

    A newcomer to Canada discovers his new country through photography. Read the story of Illich Calix, originally from Honduras and now living in Brandon, Man., in the March issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • Fiction Winner: Thin Ice>>

    "Thin Ice" by Andrea Cameron of Brockville, Ont., won first prize in our 2011 Short Fiction and Poetry contest. Her story was published in the 2012 June/July issue of Our Canada. Hopefully it will inspire you to write and submit to our new fiction section Writer's Block!>>

  • Unforgettable Collection>>

    Ella MacLeod of Penobsquis, N.B., has more than 600 elephants in her collection! Read her story in the February/March issue of Our Canada.>>

  • Winter Camping in Killarney, Ontario>>

    A hardy group of pals proves that with the proper gear and know-how, winter camping is a blast. Read about Gary Storr of Alton, Ont., and his winter camping adventure with friends in the January issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • Walking With Wolves>>

    Imagine communing with grey wolves in their natural habitat! For Marlene Graham of Delta, B.C., and her husband, they did just that at the Northern Lights Wolf Centre! Find their story in the January issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • Bonus 10th Anniversary Content>>

    We've put the extra content available on the iPad edition of the 10th anniversary issue in an online magazine for everyone to enjoy!>>

  • Our Canada's 10th Birthday Party>>

    We had a little party at the office to celebrate Our Canada's 10th Birthday! Send in your pics celebrating the 10th anniversary of Our Canada with the magazine!>>

  • Illustrator Extraordinaire>>

    In the December/January 2014 anniversary issue, we featured an interview with Bill Suddick, our amazing illustrator who has been with the magazine since its beginning in 2004. Here are a few of the stories published along with his inspired illustrations!>>

  • Remembrance Destinations in France>>

    A few Canadians visited some special places in France - Vimy and Normandy - to remember and reflect. See their stories in the November issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • Where the Mountains Meet the Prairies>>

    Leonard Heinonen of Lethbridge, Alta., discovers new wonders every time he visits Waterton Lakes National Park. See his full photo essay in the November issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • Searching for Montreal>>

    Emiliano Joanes discovered his new city (and still does today!) through photography after moving to Montreal from Kenya in 1970. Read his story in the October/November issue.>>

  • Pet Paparazzo>>

    Aren't these faces fetching? That's the goal of Anick Gagne of Cowansville, Que., who takes photos of the animals from her local shelter to help with their adoption. Read her story in the October/November issue.>>

  • Special Moments Photo Contest: Phase 3 Winner and Best Of>>

    Thank you to all who entered the final phase of our Special Moments contest. Published in the October/November issue, here is the winning and runner up photos. Thanks for such amazing photos! Plus, here's a link to a video slideshow of even more of our favourites!>>

  • Editor Gary's Trip Westward>>

    In mid-August, OC editor Gary and his wife Aurora flew to Calgary and embarked upon a rollicking rent-a-car road trip through parts of Alberta and British Columbia. Read more about his trip in his blog post A Time to Remember.>>

  • Our Travels: Cape Chignecto, N.S.>>

    Peter Hutchins went on a wonderful camping-hiking trip when back home in Nova Scotia along the Cape Chignecto Coastal Trail. Here are more beautiful scenes from the trip. Read his story in the September issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • Collectors: Shadow Boxes>>

    Woodstock, Ont., resident Jo-Ann Benoit's collection held a Guinness World Record in 1999! Check out these photos and read her story in the September issue of More of Our Canada.>>

  • Circus Runaway>>

    Michelle-Andrea Girouard of Oakville, Ont., wrote about her best friend Miho Inaba and her incredible talent as a circus artist for the August/September issue. Here are a few of Michelle's beatuiful photos showcasing her friend's abilities.>>

  • Gaspé Peninsula>>

    The Our Travels feature in the August/September issue showed two beautiful locations in Quebec, one being Gaspésie. Janice McLennan of Espanola, Ont., shared a few extra photos of her trip there with her husband and dog.>>

  • Special Moments Photo Contest: Phase 2 Winner and Best Of>>

    Thank you to all who entered our Special Moments, Part 2 contest. Published in the August/September issue, here is the winning and runner up photos chosen from among the almost 1,500 photos received. You'll also find a video of some of our other favourites at the end.>>

  • Inspired by Nova Scotia>>

    Mary Jane Lundy of East Dover, N.S. loves to create beautiful clay creations inspired by the environment around her. Read her story in the July issue of More of Our Canada. Here are a few extra photos of her lovely creations.>>

  • Dream Trip: Biking Across Canada>>

    A father and son pair bike across Canada with mom in the car following along. Read the full story in the July issue of More of Our Canada. Here are a few of the email reports sent during the trip.>>

  • Journey of Hope>>

    John Lowe and his friend George Chan took their bikes across Canada to raise money for cancer research. Read their story, written by John's daughter Karen Liong of Coquitlam, B.C., in the June/July issue. Here are a few photos and highlights from the journey by John Lowe.>>